"The Best Thing About Mizzou" (Video)
Earned two All-America first team and one All-America honorable mention honors at the NCAA Championships ... Ends her Mizzou career as the most decorated Tiger swimmer in program history, with four All-America first team accolades and four honorable mentions honors ... Closed out her illustrious career with a second-place showing in the 200 back at the NCAA Championships ... Her finals time of 1:50.06 stands as the seventh fastest time in history and broke her own school record in the event ... Also placed seventh in the 100 back (52.23) at NCAAs, to mark the first time in her career she earned All-America first team honors in the event ... Part of Mizzou's 14th-place 400 medley relay team at NCAAs ... Placed third in the 200 back and fourth in the 100 back at the SEC Championships ... Reset her own school records in the 100 back (52.02) and the 200 back (1:51.28) at the SEC Championships ... Ranks second all-time at Mizzou in the 200 IM (1:59.49) ... Picked up 200 back wins five times in 2012-13, including against SEC foes Georgia and Alabama ... Also won the 100 back three teams and the 200 free and 500 free once ... Named to the 2013 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12 (Junior): Finished third in the 200 back and 11th in the 100 back (52.53) at the NCAA Championships ... Also part of the 400 medley relay team that placed 14th at the Championships ... Earned one first team and two second team All-America honors as a junior ... Defended her 200 back title at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 1:53.31 ... Also finished third in the 100 back (53.38) at the conference meet ... Won the 200 back in six regular season meets ... Claimed first in the 100 back twice during the season and once in the 200 fly ... Placed fourth in the 200 back at the Missouri Grand Prix ... Finished fourth in both the 100 and 200 back at the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.
2010-11 (Sophomore): Earned All-America honors after a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke at the NCAA Championships ... Her time of 1:51.54 at NCAAs was a new personal, school and Big 12 Conference record in the event ... Claimed the Big 12 title in the 200 back with a then-record time of 1:53.02 ... Swam a personal best 1:01.14 in the 100 back at the Grand Prix as she took top honors in the event ... Won all nine 200 back races she swam in on the year ... Finished first in the 100 back in all but one race during the season ... Selected as the Big 12 Swimmer of the Week on Dec. 17 ... Set a new Mizzou Invite record in the 100 back with a 53.36 ... Named to the Captial One Academic All-District 7 first team ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Earned Big 12 Swimmer of the Week honors on Dec. 15.
2009-10 (Freshman): Quickly emerged as a top competitor, and qualified for the National Championship in the 100 and 200 back events... set a new school record in the 200 back (1:55.16)... also set a new season best time and third best school time in the 200 IM (2:02.91)... won both the 100 back (55.72) and 200 back (1:59.10) against Iowa State... Also competed against stiff competition in the Missouri Grand Prix and earned a silver medal in the 200 back (2:15.55)... Will also travel this summer with the Pan Pacific team...
HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 finalist at Canadian Olympic trials ... 2009 competed for Canada's Senior National team ... currently ranked second in Canada for 200 back (SCM) and third in 200 back (LCM) silver medalist at the Tri-Nations in the 200 back (LCM) ... bronze medalist at the British Grand Prix in the 200 back (SCM) ... competed for team Ontario ... 2007 competed in the Paul Bergan International, awarded the Bronze medal in the 200 back (SCM) ... 2008 Charlotte Grand Prix finalist ... swam for Cliff Noth of the North Bay Titans ... 2009 recipient of the Science Award ... 2008 silver medalist, second highest grade average.
PERSONAL: Dominique Bouchard is the daughter of Yvan and Marise Bouchard ... majoring in biology ... aspires to go to medical school... favorite memory of college swimming is making the 2010 Pan Pacific team for Canada.
Why did you choose Missouri?
The team atmosphere, the facilities and the beautiful campus.
How has the program at Mizzou made you a better swimmer?
I am pushed to be the best I can be in the pool, in the weight room, and in the gym. I have a great coaching staff and amazing teammates that support me in everything I want to achieve in this sport.
What is your best memory with the team?
The Devil's Ice Box hike/scavenger hunt.
Favorite food:Anything mom cooks
What's on your iPod:Anything that makes me "bust a move"
Favorite sports star:Sidney Crosby
Favorite movie:Legally Blonde
Quote to live by: Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game!